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Social Work Alumna Transcends Borders

Stephany Herzog (’09) has put her skills to use in a country without traditional social workers: Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates.

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PHOTO: JMU team holding winning checkJMU Students Care for Caregivers

April 28, 2016

JMU team placed first in the "Caring for the Caregiver Hack: Advancing Caregiver Health Through Innovations” in downtown Richmond in March.

PHOTO: BSW VideoVIDEO: BSW Students Discuss the Major

April 14, 2016

BSW students give a series of brief interviews about the Social Work major at JMU.

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SW Alumna Facilitating Growth in Autism Services

April 6, 2016

The Social Work Department opens a variety of different career paths to students. Alee LaCalamito (’13) has carried her social work skills into the field of behavioral health.

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Valley Scholars Celebrate Family Day with CHBS Activities

April 6, 2016

Valley Scholars’ second Annual Family Day was held on December fifth exclusively with departments from the College of Health and Behavioral Studies (CHBS) on the JMU campus.

PHOTO: Tamarus Current-Athlete Feature - Tay Crutchfield

February 25, 2016

JMU Football player and SW student, Tay Crutchfield is featured in this profile story.

PHOTO: Lobby Day 2016

Social Work Field Students Attend Annual Lobby Day

February 18, 2016

Twenty-six BSW students from Dr. Laura Trull’s social policy course participated in the NASW Virginia Chapter's annual Student Lobby Day in Richmond on Thursday February 11, 2016. They joined BSW and MSW students from across the state.

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JMU Students Visit Common Good Marketplace

January 4, 2016

JMU students recently visited Common Good Marketplace, witnessing the way in which these stores stand in contrast to larger profit-driven companies as part of their class on nonprofit management studies..


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Our Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree prepares students for beginning professional practice, and is the entry-level credential as recognized by the National Association of Social Workers. More >